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The dermoscopic variability of Degos disease at different stages of progression

The dermoscopic variability of Degos disease at different stages of progression

…rt, thin, slightly curved vessels (c). Histopathology revealed an atrophic epidermis and dermal fibrosis with absence of pilosebaceous units. [Copyright: ©2014 Pérez Anker et al.] Dermoscopic examination in both patients revealed three different…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acquired epidermolysis bullosa

…y acute discoid lupus erythematosus. Some lesions of acquired epidermolysis bullosa seem to be centered around an infundibulofollicular unit. Having studied numerous examples of acquired epidermolysis bullosa, we remain unable to formulate specific,…

Multiple familial trichoepithelioma: confirmation via dermoscopy

Multiple familial trichoepithelioma: confirmation via dermoscopy

…©2016 Navarrete-Dechent et al.] Discussion Trichoepitheliomas are rare benign hamartomatous tumors originating from the pilosebaceous follicle. They most commonly present as solitary papules, but in the familial setting they appear in clusters…

About transitions

About transitions

Dear Readers, Mark A. Hurt, the Editor of the Book Review Section of Dermatology Practical & Conceptual has decided, after a decade of contributions, that the time has come to him to transition out of his role. Mark was recruited by Bernie…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen striatus

…pidermis and, sometimes, between the dermis and epithelial structures of adnexa Necrotic keratinocytes scattered as solitary units within the epidermis Slight spongiosis Focal parakeratosis Fully developed Superficial and deep perivascular…

Extensive regression in pigmented skin lesions: a dangerous confounding feature

Extensive regression in pigmented skin lesions: a dangerous confounding feature

Abstract Spontaneous regression in melanomas is not an uncommon phenomenon, as it has been described in 10-35% of primary cutaneous lesions [1]. Regression does not appear to predict a more favorable course, since even fully regressed melanomas may…